Our Team

Mark Grzesiak

Mark graduated with a BBA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1975. After graduation, he worked at Arthur Young & Co., (now Ernst & Young). He is a Certified Public Accountant.

In 1986 a Milwaukee, WI General Contracting Firm hired him as CFO; in 1988 he was named Executive Vice President. In 1999 he purchased Fenimore-Blythe, Ltd in Fort Worth, TX and is currently the Managing Partner of the firm.

Mark is married and has four children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with family, golf and travel.

Alan Cook

Alan joined us in 2000 and is our Chief Estimator and Senior Project Manager. Alan has more than 40 years’ experience in Masonry construction both in the United Kingdom, where he was a Chartered Builder, and in the United States.

Alan is married, enjoys rugby, and brings his rescued dog to work each day.

Johnny Hopkins

Johnny joined Fenimore-Blythe in 1976 as a bricklayer. In 1981 he starting running work and continued as foreman for the next 19 years.

Following his stint as a foreman, Johnny transitioned to the office and changed roles to become our General Superintendent. Johnny is also our Safety Officer.

In 2013, Johnny became Project Manager, while still retaining his Safety Officer role.

Johnny is married with two children. He loves to golf and recently hit his first hole in one.

Darrell Vincent

Darrell began working at Fenimore-Blythe in 1986. Since then he's done everything from mixing mud to running work. Currently, Darrell is our General Superintendent and manages our field.

Darrell is married with one daughter and is also a proud grandfather. He's a huge Cowboys fan and enjoys restoring antique Coke and gas station memorabilia.

David Grzesiak

David is our Project Manager and began work at Fenimore-Blythe in 2014. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin where he received his BS in Business Management. David previously worked in transportation logistics and as a personal trainer.

David is married and enjoys football and Aussie rules.

Barbara Palmer

Barbara is our longest tenured employee. She started on July 1, 1971 as a secretary. She knows everything there is to know when it comes to the administrative side of things and is currently our Bookkeeper.

Mother of two, and grandmother of two more, Barbara loves to travel with her friends, enjoys watching sports, and is an active member of her Baptist Church.

Elva Vasquez

Elva hired on at Fenimore-Blythe in 2007. Previously our Accounts Receivable Clerk, she transitioned to an Assistant Project Engineer to help with the organization and logistics of the field.

She enlisted in the Navy after High School and served as an Aviation Mechanic; however, her proudest achievement is her son. Elva is active with her church & ministry and enjoys the company of her very ugly, but equally cute, pugs.

Holley Summerville

Holley is from Burleson. She has a 5-year-old daughter and loves to spend time with her family. In her free time she enjoys fishing, watching football and working out.